ATLANTA -- Coach Michael Cooper is rejoining the Atlanta Dream in a limited role for Sunday's game against the New York Liberty, 10 days after he underwent surgery for tongue cancer.<br />
The team says Cooper wanted to show his support for Atlanta's "Dream Pink" game, which will include recognition of breast cancer survivors.<br />
His duties are subject to a doctor's approval. It's not known if Cooper will accompany the team on a weeklong, four-game road trip that begins Tuesday at Phoenix.<br />
The 58-year-old Cooper issued a statement thanking all his friends and fans for their support and says, "I am excited to get back to coaching."<br />
His physician, Dr. J. Trad Wadsworth, says Cooper is doing well and should make a full recovery.
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